Commissary Campground lies north of Blue Mesa Reservoir and provides access to the West Elk Wilderness. Four-wheel drivers will enjoy Soap Creek Road, which leads north from this site to the West Elk Wilderness boundary. Anglers can cast on Soap Creek, which runs through the campground. Hikers, backpackers and equestrians can take advantage of Commissary's close proximity to the pristine terrain of the West Elk Wilderness. It lies two miles east of the site.
Directions from Gunnison: Travel west from Gunnison on Highway 50. Continue past Blue Mesa Reservoir toward Sapinero. Approximately 2.25 miles west of Sapinero turn north on to Highway 92. Travel about 1.5 miles on 92 and make a right turn on to Forest Road 721. Follow this along the western lake shore and past Ponderosa and Soap Creek Campgrounds. Commissary Campground lies 3 miles passed Soap Creek Campground.
Normal Services Available:
Late May through September .